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No Army fatigues here! Veterans
transform into ´40s pinup-style bombshells

Today, by Rheana Murray

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 10/15/2017 11:25:09 AM

A group of female veterans recently transformed into 1940s-style pinups, trading their Army fatigues and other military uniforms for beautiful dresses, high heels and makeup. And the glam session wasn´t just for fun — it was for a good cause. The women are featured in the 2018 Pin-Ups for Vets calendar, a fundraiser for military hospitals. Now some of the women and other volunteers are on a 50-state tour, visiting injured veterans at hospitals across the country, dressed in pinup-style costumes. "It´s amazing," Gina Elise, the organization´s founder, told TODAY Style, adding that when the veterans in the hospital realize

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Reply 1 - Posted by: qwerty, 10/15/2017 11:59:15 AM     (No. 11417918)

I´m a vet and I´d be happy to join in, unfortunately the only "pinning" that would happen would be to my sags and wrinkles, at 73, I´m a bit beyond calendar material. BUT good for those ladies.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: anotherctyankee, 10/15/2017 12:11:42 PM     (No. 11417932)

I am too! I´m 75 and would crack the lens, but I was in the Navy when women in the Navy were called WAVES. And, we didn´t serve on ships.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 10/15/2017 12:51:09 PM     (No. 11417974)

Wow. Pretty ladies. I don´t guess they will let me re-up at age 75.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 10/15/2017 1:15:23 PM     (No. 11417998)

This is just the sort of thing that defines the American spirit: imaginative, compassionate and patriotic - with a dash of sex appeal in the bargain.

Great work, ladies!


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Howard Adams, 10/15/2017 1:43:21 PM     (No. 11418021)

#1, #2 and #3. If you appeared in the calendar in your uniform from "back in the day", and were photographed in "age-appropriate" elegant attire, we would see the beauty in your eyes, your heart and your spirit. Yes, it would be beautiful!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Italianlooks, 10/15/2017 1:57:09 PM     (No. 11418030)

Wouldn’t the left be up in arms with the WWII pin ups! Betty Grable would have been thrown to the wolf’s!

Unless Hugh Hefner and Larry Flint were in control!

What do you think happen in the cutting room?

The lefts Arrogance only exceed by their hyprocy,

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Annalucia, 10/15/2017 2:06:27 PM     (No. 11418040)

Sweet!

I think I´ll buy that calendar, just for the pleasure of seeing pictures of well-dressed women :-)

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Reply 8 - Posted by: AltaD, 10/15/2017 3:12:11 PM     (No. 11418083)

Advertisers and various media outlets keep pushing the notion that overweight couch-potatoes are "real women". Wrong! These are real women -- fit, strong and beautiful.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: billa, 10/15/2017 7:29:28 PM     (No. 11418313)

This is awesome. Women who are Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard strong deserve and earned their right to be beautiful. The women are gorgeous in uniform and in the gowns.

I am not a member of the military but my boy friend who was in the military since post Viet Nam and when we met up in the 90s he introduced me to so many remarkable women under his command. Beautiful, strong and patriotic.

I asked Dick that I would like to see the athletic requirements for the military. Not the women´s, but the men´s. I could perform all the tasks and exercises but one. The pull ups killed me. I asked Dick could I have a little mini tramp for an edge up?
He said there is no mini tramp in the jungle or in the desert.

Women of all branches...thank you for your service and your sacrifice. As all true Americans we love you and are so grateful.



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